The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 141 172 182
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 20 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 30
Median daily rate £613 £575 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £421 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £370
% change year-on-year
- -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
WPF Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3170 5165 5657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.17% 95.07% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2587 3935 4235
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) WPF
2 36 (90.00%) .NET
3 25 (62.50%) MVVM
4 23 (57.50%) Multithreading
5 21 (52.50%) Banking
5 21 (52.50%) Front Office
6 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (45.00%) TDD
8 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
9 16 (40.00%) Investment Banking
10 15 (37.50%) Reactive Extensions
11 13 (32.50%) Task Parallel Library
11 13 (32.50%) Finance
12 12 (30.00%) DevExpress
13 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
13 11 (27.50%) SQL
14 10 (25.00%) WCF
15 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
15 9 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (20.00%) Oracle
17 7 (17.50%) WinForms
17 7 (17.50%) Equities
17 7 (17.50%) Java
17 7 (17.50%) Windows
17 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
18 6 (15.00%) NUnit
18 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 5 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
19 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (10.00%) Big Data
5 4 (10.00%) MS Access
6 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.50%) HBase
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) MSTest
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (52.50%) Banking
1 21 (52.50%) Front Office
2 16 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) WPF
2 36 (90.00%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 13 (32.50%) Task Parallel Library
5 10 (25.00%) WCF
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.50%) WinForms
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (10.00%) JSON
9 4 (10.00%) LINQ
9 4 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (10.00%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.00%) WF
12 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.50%) Caliburn.Micro
12 1 (2.50%) HTML5
12 1 (2.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (17.50%) Equities
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.00%) Derivative
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) MVVM
2 23 (57.50%) Multithreading
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Data Management
7 4 (10.00%) Workflow
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
9 2 (5.00%) UML
10 1 (2.50%) CRM
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) OO
10 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) VBA
4 5 (12.50%) XAML
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) DevExpress
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO